There were some seriously great wins for the White House and the Democrats this week, not to mention some great accountability for some truly terrible people. Hope you enjoy the list this week!
The White House helped railway companies and its unions to reach a tentative agreement to avoid a potential railway strike that threatened to shut down a crucial vein of the U.S. economy. The new contracts would provide rail employees a 24 percent wage increase during the five-year period from 2020 through 2024, including an immediate payout.
CA Gov Gavin Newsom rented billboards in 6 red states with abortion bans to direct women to a California state website that tells users how and where to get an abortion in the state.
The data is clear: While Republicans were gaining ground and over-performing in special elections before SCOTUS’ Dobbs decision came down, Democrats over-performed in every special election since then.
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell had his phone seized by the FBI while he was at a Hardee’s restaurant. Hardee’s then won the internet by posting this:
The Virginia man who stormed the U.S. Capitol while wearing an antisemitic “Camp Auschwitz” sweatshirt over a Nazi-themed shirt was sentenced on Thursday to 75 days in prison.
The MAGA insurrectionist who pinned the D.C. police officer in a door frame while storming the Capitol on January 6 has been found GUILTY of 7 felonies.
The Department of Justice issued some 40 subpoenas targeting people in Trump’s inner orbit over their efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
Support for Biden recovered from a low of 36% in July to 45% this week, driven in large part by a rebound in support from Democrats.
A federal judge blocked enforcement of a new Arizona law restricting the filming of police.
Yvon Chouinard, who founded the outdoor apparel maker Patagonia and became a reluctant billionaire with his unconventional spin on capitalism, has given away the company. All Patagonia’s profits will now be used to fight climate change.
Former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has complied with a subpoena from the Justice Department’s investigation into events surrounding January 6.
Ken Starr is dead. A reminder of the POS he was can be found HERE.
Jason Schofield, a Republican elections commissioner in New York, was arrested by the FBI and charged with fraudulently obtaining and processing absentee ballots last year using personal information of at least eight voters without their permission.
President Biden has appointed more new federal judges than former President Trump had at the same point in his term.